Chinoiserie

Chinoiserie

source According to Wikipedia Chinoiserie is French for “Chinese-esque” characterized by the use of fanciful imagery of an imaginary China, by asymmetry in format and whimsical contrasts of scale, and by the attempts to imitate Chinese porcelain and the...
Home Work – Home Office Design

Home Work – Home Office Design

source You know how people seem to follow this prototypical home design? Formal living, Formal dining, breakfast nook, and the all important (or really completely useless) home office! source It usually consists of a huge clunky desk, a brown leather tufted chair, and...
PINK Obsession

PINK Obsession

So, it could be said that I have a color obsession.  Some people just have a favorite color.  My love for pink is understated by saying it’s my “favorite color”.  Truthfully, I’d say my favorite color is red.  I’m always drawn to red from...
Mid-Century Modern Bedroom

Mid-Century Modern Bedroom

One of the perks of having four babies, is how different they all are!  As they grow their personalities take off on their own individual paths.  It is so fun to watch them interact together and with those outside of the family!  But from a decorator’s...
Sophisticated Living Room Design

Sophisticated Living Room Design

It is very hard for me to not make everything very bright. You might even say “outlandish”.  For example, when a choice is presented between a red sofa and a beige sofa, by default, my brain chooses the red.  However, I am attempting to make the Jenny-Mike...
Bathroom Design

Bathroom Design

Well, the Jenny-Mike house is moving right along!  I feel I’m scrambling a bit to keep up!  Focusing right now on bathroom design.  It can feel overwhelming and I’m only designing 3 and a half baths!  Let’s simplify the process here.  Let’s...
Cozy Nooks – Making A House A Home

Cozy Nooks – Making A House A Home

When you walk through a house do you look for details?  Areas that seem to invite you to stay and hang out for a while?  I bet, even if you don’t look for them, they catch your eye when you see them.  There is something about a very small space that is uniquely...
WallPaper! It’s Back!

WallPaper! It’s Back!

Wallpaper!  What does the term mean to you?  Does it conjure up strong 70’s memories? OMG!!  I know! Stop the madness! But, truthfully, it’s back!!  And there are soooo many gorgeous options!!  Endless patterns and stripes and textures!  The higher end...
Gameroom Design – Fun&Fabulous

Gameroom Design – Fun&Fabulous

I don’t know why the gameroom is the first room I’m digging into! It, more than likely has more to do with the “Jenny-Mike” inside of me!  This room is going to be a girl’s dream!  Or at least a girl born in the 70’s!  LOL...

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